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Merriam-Webster dictionary urges its users to stop looking up “fascism”; drink a cocktail made from old books; on working for a ghostwriter; and other news.
Bob Dylan breaks Nobel silence; tips to get you ready for NaNoWriMo; memoir examines decline of Appalachian steel towns; and other news
With so many good books being published every month, some literary titles worth exploring can get lost in the stacks. Page One highlights the first lines of a dozen recently released books, including Zadie Smith’s Swing Time and Fanny Howe’s The Needle’s Eye, offering a glimpse into the worlds of these new and noteworthy titles.
Peter Orner reads “Upper Moose Lake, 1990,” from his new essay collection, Am I Alone Here?, published in November by Catapult.
Upper Moose Lake, 1990
President Obama proclaims October as National Arts and Humanities Month; National Book Foundation announces 5 Under 35 honorees; Hollywood’s “most sought-after word nerds”; and other news.
Robert A. Caro receives National Book Foundation lifetime achievement award; fiction writer Brit Bennett on her debut novel; comic book authors publish book to benefit Orlando victims; and other news.
Elizabeth Bishop’s correspondence; the physical history of the book; novels written by comic book creators; and other news.
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